Upcoming Events

November 12, 2014 6:00-8:00pm
What: Minority Bar Coalition Unity Award Reception
Where: UC Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA
Paul will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for this annual event.

October 30, 2014 4:20-5:30pm
What: The State Bar of California Council on Access and Fairness Leadership Summit
California Judicial Council, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
Paul will sit on a panel entitled, “Non-Traditional Settings for Lawyers.”  The panel will discuss whether a law degree can be used to propel a career in a host of endeavors that go beyond practicing at a law firm. Paul will present on how the skills you acquire in law school and as a lawyer can open doors to non-traditional settings. He will discuss his move away from the practice of law into other successful and meaningful professional pursuits, the path he took and lessons learned along the way.

October 9-11, 2014 8:00-9:30am
Denver ABA Section of State and Local Government Law
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Denver, Denver, CO
Paul will sit on a panel entitled, “Government in the Workplace, of the Workplace, and for the Workplace.” The panel will discuss whether it is the EEOC and its “ban the box” initiative limiting employer inquiries into the criminal background of applicants for employment, or the National Labor Relations Board and its guidance to employers on the regulation of employee use of social media, or the Department of Labor and its attempts to keep pace with technology and new areas of overtime obligation. Paul will present on the many messages and the implications for compliance.

September 25-26, 2014
Law and Social Justice Seminar
Where: Santa Clara University School of Law
As the Fall 2014 Visiting Practitioner, Paul will advise students interested in careers in public service and social justice.

September 18, 2014 6:00-9:00pm
Annual Gala of the Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco
Where: Bently Reserve, 301 Battery Street

September 16, 2014, 1:00pm-2:00pm
What: Practicing Law Institute California Employment Law Update 2014
Where: PLI California Center, 685 Market Street, San Francisco
This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. Paul will participate in a facilitated discussion around elimination of bias in the workplace.

September 12, 2014 2:15-3:45pm
87th Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California
Where: Grand Hyatt, San Diego, CA
Paul will sit on the panel, “Diversifying Legal Talent in a Down Economy.” Paul will present on challenges to the successful advancement of diverse legal talent and discuss steps moving forward.

July 30, 2014: 5:30pm-7:30pm
BASF In House Counsel Diversity Awards Reception
Where: O’Melveny & Myers LLP, 2 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco

July 26, 2014: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Liberia Independence Celebration
Where: 3105 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point
Paul is the Keynote Speaker for the event, which is hosted by the Liberian Association of Northern California.

July 26, 2014: 8:30am-10:00am
Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Panel Discussion
Where: Hilton San Francisco Financial District, 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco
Paul is featured on a panel speaking about pathways to success in law firms and global corporations for diverse attorneys.

July 25, 2014: 6:00pm-8:30om
Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Welcome Cocktail Reception
Where: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, 405 Howard Street, San Francisco

July 23, 2014: 5:30om-7:30pm
BASF’s 30th Annual Judges Reception
Where: Atrium of Administrative Office of Courts, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco

July 15, 2014, 5:30pm-7:30pm
BASF’s LGBT Partners, Associates and Counsel Reception
Where: Arnold & Porter, Three Embarcadero Center, San Francisco

July 10, 2014, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
BASF African American Partners and Summer Associates Reception
Where: Keker & Van Nest, 633 Battery Street, San Francisco

June 7, 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Sun Reporter 70th Anniversary Celebration
Where: Marriott Marquis Hotel, 780 Mission St., San Francisco

June 5, 2014, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Judicial Intern Opportunity Program Reception
Where: 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco

May 29, 2014, 3:00pm – 4:00pm.
Intensive Advocacy Program Panel Discussion
Where: University of San Francisco

May 8, 2014, 5:30pm – 8:30pm.
Minority Bar Coalition “Celebrating Diversity” Mixer
Where: Sedgwick LLP, 333 Bush Street 30th floor, San Francisco

April 12, 2014, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
San Francisco Equality Awards
Where: The Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery St., San Francisco

December 7th, 2013, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
CHBA Annual Gala
Where: Oakland Marriot & Convention Center, 1001 Broadway Street, Oakland

October 21st, 2013, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Barristers Labor & Employment Law Section Happy Hour
Where: John Colins, 138 Minna St., San Francisco

October 12th, 2013
 State Bar of California Annual Meeting
Where:  San Jose

October 1st, 2013, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
African American Brown Bag Luncheon
Where: Sidley Austin LLP, 555 California Street, San Francisco
Paul will discuss how African Americans can become more involved in politics moving forward from Zimmerman trial.

September 30th, 2013, 11:30am – 2:00pm
CEDAW Women’s Human Rights Award Luncheon
Where: Merchants Exchange Building, 465 California St., San Francisco
Paul will receive a CEDAW Women’s Human Rights Award, which distinguish leaders and organizations who use their public roles to advance the rights of women.  Awards are given for leadership demonstrated in multiple sectors of the community, including education, entrepreneurship, government, health, labor, media and philanthropy which represent the CEDAW principles.

September 21st, 2013, 8:00pm – 10:00pm
AfroSolo “Climbing Every Mountain: In Honor of Black Men” Award
Where: African American Art and Culture Complex, 762 Fulton St., San Francisco
AfroSolo provides a forum to nurture, promote, and present African American and the larger African Diaspora art and culture through solo performances and the visual and literary arts.

September 19th, 2013, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
JDC Annual Gala
Where: Bently Reserved Banking Hall, 301 Battery Street, San Francisco


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